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NURSERY PROFESSIONAL

Berridge Nurseries, Inc is looking for full time experienced nursery professionals at our location on 46th St and Camelback. The job is to provide superior customer service on the sales floor by assisting customers in selection, demonstration and purchase of product. Greet and acknowledge all customers in a friendly, professional manner and provide quick, responsive customer service. Assist in pricing and stocking inventory and all other duties assigned.

Wage-experience determinant. Must be available to work weekends.

Send resume to cwray@berridgenursery.com or fax to 602-952-9670.

Posted 18 Jan 18


GROUNDSKEEPER LEAD -TEMPE CAMPUS

Job Description:  

Facilities Development and Management, Grounds Services, seeks a Groundskeeper Lead for the Tempe campus to lead Groundskeepers in the maintenance of grounds and grounds construction activities to provide for a visually inviting, safe and aesthetic environment for students, faculty, visitors and staff.

Salary Range: Depends on experience

Close Date: 24-January-2018

Essential Duties: 

•Maintain grounds and roads e.g. plant, remove debris, water; operate and maintain landscaping tools and equipment

•Coordinate and assign work to Groundskeepers in the maintenance of shrubs, trees, lawns, planting areas, sprinkler systems and area watering lines

•Train and assist in providing orientation to new employees

•Inspect work of personnel and recommend corrective measures to meet established standards

•Maintain labor and cost records and requisitions materials, supplies and equipment as required

•Operate large power and field mowers, hand tools, high pressure power washer, stake bed truck and large vehicles associated with grounds maintenance and landscaping activities

•Schedule and coordinate irrigation and watering activities as required in assigned areas

•Trim and prune a variety of trees and shrubs

•Operate a boom truck to trim trees

•Coordinate irrigation and watering activities within area of specialty

•Pick up litter and empty outdoor trash/recycling cans

•Spray for weeds and insects using unrestricted chemicals as required

•Perform minor maintenance and repair on equipment and tools as required

•Assist in the maintenance of roads, parking lots and other surfaces including asphalt repairs

•Perform maintenance, and install/remove outdoor signage

•Communicate effectively verbally and in writing

DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday; 5:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Three (3) years of grounds maintenance experience, OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieve. Employee may be required to possess a valid US Driver’s license of the appropriate class and required endorsements throughout employment.

Desired Qualifications: 

Experience in:

•Utilizing a high pressure power washer

•Driving large stake bed truck

•Customer service

•Grounds maintenance in a university/higher education setting

Demonstrated knowledge of:

•Turf maintenance

•Irrigation repair

•Plant knowledge

•Fertilizing

•Planting shrubs and trees

•Driving riding mowers

•Principles of horticulture  

Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills

Working Environment: 

Activities regularly require long periods of exposure to external elements indigenous to a desert environment, weather, potential exposure to venomous insects, insecticides, herbicides and fertilizers. Regularly required to operate a variety of landscaping equipment, tools and machines requiring extended periods of walking over uneven and occasionally rocky surfaces, stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and pushing objects of varying weights up to 50 pounds. Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions. Regular use of mowers, trimmers, edgers, shears, spreaders, hoses, hand and power tools/machines.  May regularly operate a motor vehicle as assigned. This position receives regular review of daily work tasks to ensure adherence with established standards for quality, aesthetics, and quantity.  Stand for long periods of time.  Walk and inspect campus.

Department Statement:

Facilities Development and Management measures performance expectations and seeks candidates who are aware of, participate in, and encourage team support of Arizona State University's sustainability programs.  The University has made an institutional commitment to lead by example through the sustainable operations of its campuses.  By demonstrating exemplary practices and sharing solutions, ASU stimulates changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable world.

ASU offers tuition waiver (to include yourself, spouse and dependents), paid vacation and holidays, excellent benefit package, employee training and development opportunities, and an employee assistance program.

This position is located at the University Services Building, 1551 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ (on Rural Road south of Apache Blvd).

Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license upon employment and maintain throughout employment.  Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire.

ASU Statement:

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

 ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. 

Background Check Statement: 

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Instructions to Apply:

Application deadline is 3:00 PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Resumes should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meet the minimum and desired qualifications stated in this requisition.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview.

Only electronic applications are accepted.

Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States.

To apply please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ click "External Applicant" under Staff job opportunities, see Req Id# 38692BR or go directly to:


https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=25620&siteid=5494&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=3336176

Posted 17 Jan 18


Seeking position As sales representative 

A strong candidate with 10 years of experience building profit for contrasting industries. Exceptional business acumen with ability to meet objectives with minimal supervision. Encompasses a high capacity for communication with customers and operations. 

Click here for resume and contact information. 

Posted 13 Dec 17



Nursery Administrative Assistant – (part-time 20-24 hr/week)

Join one of the fastest-growing, innovative Landscape Nurseries in the Valley of the Sun. Arid Solutions Nursery is on the move and needs new team members who are knowledgeable and love what they do. We are currently in search of the right candidate to fill a Nursery Administrative Assistant position. This position has opportunity for growth and is a full time position. Pay depends on experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in a Commercial or Retail Nursery Environment
  • Strong office clerical skills including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Ability to quickly learn industry specific software to manage inventory and production
  • Bilingual – English, Spanish (required)
  • Strong Customer Service and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently without supervision
  • Knowledge of Southwestern Plants, Cacti and Trees helpful
  • Completing daily reports as required
  • Other duties as assigned by Management

Supervision & Reporting Structure:

  • This position reports directly to the Nursery General Manager.

Work Environment:

  • Work is principally outdoors. A certain amount of strength, dexterity, and alertness is necessary due to proximity to equipment, tools and other trades. Employees must be aware of the hazards and safety requirements of working in a Landscape Nursery environment. Field Employees must be able to lift up to 50 pounds repetitively.Arid Solutions maintains a policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

Applicants may apply in person Mon- Fri (9:00 – 3:00 p.m.) at Arid Landscape/AAA Landscape, 3747 E. Southern Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85040, call 602-575-2028, fax resume to 602-437-2970, or email resume to hr@aaalandscape.com.

Posted 21 Oct 17




Interior Plant Care Technician

Full time, $800.00/biweekly salary

Our Green Goddess north Phoenix garden center needs motivated individuals to be Interior Plant Care Technicians to clean, water and setup interior plants in homes and offices. You must be willing to go into people’s homes and offices to clean their plants.

Skills & Requirements
* Be able to drive a standard stick shift.
* Have a good Arizona driving record.
* Able to work outdoors and have a friendly attitude towards customers as well as fellow employees.
* Be able to do slight heavy lifting.
* Able to work under limited supervision.
* Must be available Mon – Fri. 7:00am – 4:00pm
Please come in and apply at 4139 E. Bell Rd. Phoenix, Arizona 85032,Mon-Fri 8am – 4pm *602-971-8110 ext 3*
Immediate start. Must be available Mon – Fri.
***Please have a copy of your MVR when you come to apply.***

Posted 19 Oct 17



Concrete Manufacturer

Full-time, $10.00/hr

Green Goddess is hiring for a manufacturing/labor job at a full-scale plant nursery. You will work with cement making containers, tables, benches and many other outdoor and home decor products, loading/unloading products and working with other staff to clean and maintain the sales yard. This job requires a full time employee. You must be willing to do heavy lifting and to work outdoors in all-weather situations. Being bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus. Please go to our manufacturing location and fill out an application. 1974 E Deer Valley Rd Phoenix AZ 85024

Skills/ Requirements
*Must be able to lift up to a 50 lb bucket.
*Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.
*Ability to work outdoors year round.

Important Notes
Taking applications Monday thru Friday 8 am to 3pm. Please go to 1974 E Deer Valley Rd to fill out an application. Phone # 623-581-9430

Posted 19 Oct 17




Sales Associate

Fulltime, $11.00/hr plus commission and bonuses after trained

Our Green Goddess north Phoenix garden center needs motivated individuals to sell the product we have on site. We are looking for team players that love to be outdoors and enjoy the surrounds of plants and people.

Duties include:
*Customer Service
*Watering plants
*Cleaning up around the yard
*Putting product away
*Display designs

Skills/Requirements:
*There is some heavy lifting. Must be able to learn fast and enjoy being outside. Also be able to work well with others.
*Need to be available to work Saturday and Sunday.
*We work outside year round walking customers around and showing the product so you must be willing to be outside and walking.

Come in and fill out an application to 4139 E. Bell Rd. Phoenix, Arizona 85032, 7 days a week 8am – 4pm 602-971-8110

Posted 19 Oct 17



Driver Installer

Fulltime, $11.50/hr
Our Green Goddess north Phoenix garden center needs motivated individuals to be Driver/Installation Technicians, setting up many indoor and outdoor garden items and driving a large truck around the Phoenix Metro area. Driver/Installation Technician duties include, but are not limited to, Driving an 18 foot truck, installing fountains, tables, containers and many other outdoor or indoor decor, some installation of irrigation, lighting, and planting many different outdoor and indoor foliage.

Skills & Requirements
* Must be 21 years old and have a good Arizona driving record.
* Must be able to work outdoors and have a friendly attitude towards customers as well as fellow employees.
* Must be able to do heavy lifting.
* Bilingual is a plus.
* Able to work under limited supervision.
* Must be available Mon – Fri and some weekends.

Please come in and apply at 4139 E. Bell Rd. Phoenix, Arizona 85032, Mon-Fri 8am- 4pm *602-971-8110*
YOU MUST HAVE A CURRENT COPY OF YOUR MVR WHEN YOU COME IN TO APPLY

Posted 19 Oct 17



Nursery Production Control Lead

Join one of the fastest-growing, innovative Landscape Nurseries in the Valley of the Sun. Arid Solutions Nursery is on the move and needs new team members who are knowledgeable and love what they do. We are currently in search of the right candidate to fill a Nursery Production Crew Lead position. This position has opportunity for growth and is a full time position. Pay depending on experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in Nursery Production
  • Minimum 3 leadership experience as a crew leader
  • Bilingual – English, Spanish
  • Strong Customer Service and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently without supervision

Plant/Cacti/Tree production skill set:

  • Knowledge of Southwestern Plants, Cacti and Trees
  • Directs and assists with the preparation, planting and preparation of nursery inventory
  • Plans, coordinates, and assists with the planting of nursery liners
  • Monitors growth and health of nursery stock and inventory
  • Plans and monitors for weed control, both chemical and mechanical
  • Coordinates transfer of inventory in larger containers and tree boxes
  • Prepares and maintains soil mixtures for production

General duties:

  • Reviews scope of work and safety issues with crew prior to beginning each work assignment. Implements safe work procedures in production field operations.
  • Ensures that each crew member is trained for each designated job assignment
  • Participates in and conducts all job site safety briefings with crew members
  • Ensures that all crew members utilize all required personal protective equipment
  • Maintains tool and equipment inventories
  • Completing daily production reports as required
  • Other duties as assigned by Management

Supervision & Reporting Structure:

  • The Nursery Product Crew Lead directs Production Team members as well as seasonal personnel engaged in nursery production operations.
  • This position reports directly to the Nursery Production Manager. 

Work Environment:

  • Work is principally outdoors. A certain amount of strength, dexterity, and alertness is necessary due to proximity to equipment, tools and other trades. Employees must be aware of the hazards and safety requirements of working in a Landscape Nursery environment. Employees must be able to lift up to 50 pounds repetitively. Arid Solutions maintains a policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

Applicants may apply in person Mon- Fri (9:00 – 3:00 p.m.) at Arid Landscape/AAA Landscape 3747 E. Southern Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85040, CALL 602-575-2028, FAX resume to 602-437-2970 or email resume to hr@aaalandscape.com.

Posted 17 Oct 17



Full-time Laborers

The Plant Stand pf Arizona has immediate employment opportunities for full-time laborers. Plant and pottery distribution company needs qualified laborers who are ready to work 40 hours a week. Send resume to david@plantstandaz.com for review and to set up interview.

Posted 17 Oct 17



Business-to-business Salesperson

Cox Cactus Farm is a wholesale grower in North Phoenix providing quality plant material and exceptional customer service to landscapers, nurseries, resorts, municipalities, and more throughout the Valley and beyond. We are a fast-growing company seeking an individual to join our stellar sales team and support our ongoing sales and marketing efforts.

The right candidate for this position will be:

  • An energetic self-starter highly motivated by sales goals
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Friendly, pleasant, and upbeat
  • Ability to thrive and participate in a jovial, light-hearted, and sociable working environment

This is a business-to-business sales position; we do not sell to the retail public. This position does not handle any plant material past taking pictures requested by our customers. We are not necessarily looking for anyone with landscape or landscape design knowledge or someone with a “green thumb,” though these qualities would be favorable. We are seeking a SALESPERSON who enjoys selling and providing the best customer service — we can teach you the rest.

Daily duties include:

  • Field customer questions and orders via email or phone and respond in a timely manner. This may include providing pricing and availability as well as emailing pictures.
  • Make sales calls and follow-up sales calls to potential and current customers.
  • Help walk-in customers with plant selection in the yard, if needed.
  • Stay abreast of our current plant inventory so that you can speak knowledgeably to customers about quality and availability.
  • Create orders in Quickbooks to provide outside co-workers with lists of plants to pull and load for our customers.

Requirements:

  • Ability to identify some plants is a must
  • Ability and willingness to learn plant identification is a must
  • Ability to understand and speak Spanish is preferred
  • Experience in the nursery or landscaping industries is a must
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks is a plus

A typical work week is Monday through Friday with seasonal hours from 6am to 2:30pm in the Summer and 7am to 3:30pm in the Winter. This position does require time spent outside in the nursery year-round.

This is a full-time position with compensation based on experience.

If you feel you are the right candidate for this position and can meet all the requirements listed above, please email your resume to Jessica at jessica@coxcactusfarm.com or fax it to 480-336-2933. You may also contact Jessica at 480-220-1848.

Posted 4 Oct 17



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